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Study: Magnesium Could Prevent Fractures In Elderly

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Researchers are saying that magnesium may hold the key in trying to help reduce the incidence of bone fractures among the aging population. While calcium and vitamin D are better associated with bone health, researchers are now discovering that magnesium also plays a role as an essential nutrient and component in the bone’s make-up. Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Eastern Finland looked into

 

Newly Developed Skull Cap Helps Patients Battle Brain Cancer

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Brain cancer is a relatively difficult condition since it is located in one of the most sensitive and one of the most challenging type of cancers to operate and treat. But there are different ways now available for people to get treatment for the condition. One of the recent ones develop is the use of a skull cap called Optune. The Optune is a medical designed to shock brain tumors with low-intensity electrical fie

 

Lowering Your Blood Sugar Levels The Natural Way

Monday, March 27th, 2017
When it comes to diabetes, management of blood sugar levels is essential. It will help delay the onset of diabetes complications which can seriously affect a person’s way of life. It involves following a strict diet coupled with regular physical activity. Sometimes it may also involve using diabetes medication in order to bring down blood sugar levels. But doing it the natural way is still the best way to do

 

Health Supplements You Should Avoid

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Health supplements have become popular nowadays. They have become the alternative means to keep fit and stay healthy. But since most supplements are not being regulated by the FDA or other government regulating bodies, there are some questions regarding their safety as well as their effectivity. But that has not stopped many people from continuing to use supplements. While some supplements may not be considered har

 

Ibuprofen Use Linked To Cardiac Arrest

Friday, March 17th, 2017
If you think that some over the counter painkillers are relatively safe, then think again. A recent Danish study suggests that a common OTC painkiller may be linked to incidence of cardiac arrest for people with pre-existing heart problems. Findings of the said study were published in the European Heart Journal, Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. The Danish researchers focused on prescription NSAID’s or Non-Steroida

 

Additional Folic Acid During Pregnancy Is Linked To Lower High Blood Pressure Risk In Kids

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
A new study suggests that higher folic acid levels in pregnant women can lead to lower high blood pressure risks in kids if their mothers have heart disease risks. The said study is able to show that better nutrition can benefit kids if mothers have heart disease risk factors. The findings were published in the American Journal of Hypertension. Researchers from the University of Boston looked into data from almost

 

New Blood Test Can Detect Cancer Early

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Scientists from the University of California San Diego has developed a new type of blood test that will allow for the early detection of cancer. The new blood test will also be able to locate at what part of the body the tumor is growing. This development will pave the way for medical personnel to diagnose and determine cancer at the early stages without having to resort to invasive surgery such biopsies. Current b

 

Increased Online Social Connections Linked To Increased Social Isolation

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
More people are now quite aware of online social media. Making social connections online has become more convenient and allows people to build up social networks at the comfort of their own homes. Many see it as a way for people to meet others via an online venue. But what may be a means for people to spread their networks may actually be doing the opposite. A recent study indicates that increased use of online soc

 

Study: Female Blood Pressure Before Conception May Predict Baby’s Gender

Sunday, January 15th, 2017
Knowing the gender of a baby seems to be one of the awaited events of a pregnancy. And because of this, there has been quite a number of so-called “ways” of trying to determine the gender of the baby that are largely unproven scientifically. These are wives’ tales that try to predict if a baby will be a boy or a girl while still in the womb. A recent study published in China may have found a possi

 

Study: Teen Vapers Have Greater Chance Of Taking Up Smoking

Friday, December 23rd, 2016
E-cigarettes have been known to be a popular alternative to smoking. Initially designed as an aid to help tobacco addicts wean off from smoking, vaping, as it is now more commonly called has become a recreational alternative for many teens today. While it may be seen to be a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, a study indicates that teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to smoke cigarettes later on as

 

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